June 22, 1932 – Feb. 15, 2013

John F. Papsidero, who served as North Tonawanda city attorney in the early 1970s, died Feb. 15 in Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, Lewiston, following a long illness. He was 80.

Born in Niagara Falls, he was a graduate of North Tonawanda High School, the University at Buffalo School of Law and New York University Graduate Law School.

Mr. Papsidero served in the Army from 1951 to 1953.

He was a self-employed attorney for most of his career. He was a member of the Renaissance Club, Knights of Columbus and the American Legion.

He is survived by two sons, John A. and Vincent P.; and a daughter, Maria T. A private memorial service was held.